Linux ( Ubuntu ) PPTP VPN setup tutorial

Here you will find how to setup PPTP VPN protocol on Linux ( Ubuntu ) OS. Setting up HeadVPN access under Ubuntu is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a PPTP VPN connection.


Click on the Network Manager icon in the top right hand corner, click on VPN Connections and Configure VPN. You can also open Network Manager from System -> Preferences -> Network Configuration and then click on the VPN tab
Click on Add to create the new VPN connection.
Check if the connection type is PPTP and click Create
In the Connection name field, enter a name for new VPN connection, for ex. HeadVPN US.

For gateway enter one of the HeadVPN server name or IP addresses (you will find the list of available IP’s under Client Area)

Enter your HeadVPN username and password

Click on Advanced button:
Check the box Use Point to Point encryption (MPPE)

Click on the security tab and select 128-bit (most secure) option

Check Allow stateful encryption

Check Allow BSD data compression

Check Allow Deflate data compression

Check Use TCP header compression

Check Send PPP echo packets

Click OK
Start the VPN connection by clicking on the Network Manager icon, select VPN Connections and click on the new connection you have created.
You are connected.
Enjoy HeadVPN service!